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3 Alligators Spotted in Isahaya Bay Reservoir


Offbeat  (tags: animals, Nagasaki, alligators, pets, abondoned, escaped, warning )

Naoko
- 1519 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Three alligators, estimated to be around one meter in length, are spotted in Isahaya Bay resorvoir in Nagasaki Prefecture, leading the local government to warn residents to keep out of the area. They are believed to be either abondoned or escaped.



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Jean Lord (46)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 4:36 am
Hopefully they can be relocated before an incident occurs.
 

Erin R. (169)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 3:20 pm
I hope they can be relocated to a better area.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 4:44 pm
hihihihiiii
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 4:46 pm
I hope they can be relocated to a better area
 

pj d. (57)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 6:00 pm
ARE they going to be relocated?
 

maybelle s. (0)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 6:16 pm
wow..
 

Lois K. (24)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 6:45 pm
You mean alligators, as in the big, toothy reptiles that are native to the southern United States? O_o How the heck did they end up in China??
 

Glamour Girlcat (28)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 6:51 pm
Okaasan, why does the water taste funny?
 

Julie F. (67)
Saturday July 24, 2010, 9:24 pm
thanks for the article
 

Naoko I. (262)
Sunday July 25, 2010, 1:01 am
They are not captured yet and it is not known if they'll be sent to a zoo, or relocated. Wait, relocate them? To where? As Lois writes, alligators are native to the southern America, and nobody would believe they have come swimming all the way to Japan. (Well, unless you intentionally wrote China, let me correst Nagasaki is in Japan, not China, Lois) But if they escaped from someone who'd kept them as pet, or are abondoned, I don't think they should be sent back to such an ex-owner.
 

mr Crowley (23)
Sunday July 25, 2010, 2:36 am
thanks!
 

Lyne F. (103)
Sunday July 25, 2010, 10:53 am
I'm sure Japan will be willing to "help"!
 
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